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Answer a few questions to learn about the passport application process.

Find information about applying for a first passport, renewing, replacing, or updating a U.S. passport.

    The wizard is not an online application. The wizard will prepare you to apply for a U.S. passport, whether it’s your first time applying, you need to renew, or you want to get a passport for your child. Please note that completing the wizard does not entitle you to a U.S. passport, and the U.S. embassy, consulate, or office providing consular services may require you to provide additional forms or supporting documents before issuing your passport.

    gold arrowIs the person applying for a passport either a U.S. citizen or U.S. national? information

    Only U.S. citizens and nationals are eligible for U.S. passports.